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Who Taught You to Drive?

Safe haven in a storm

If lightning strikes your car, the metal body absorbs the current on its outside surface, keeping you safe inside. If lightning strikes your car, the metal body absorbs the current on its outside surface, keeping you safe inside. (JANEK SKARZYNSKI/AFP/GETTY IMAGES)
By Peter DeMarco
September 7, 2008

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We delved into a few urban driving legends last week. Let's pick apart two more: the safest place to be during a lightning storm is in your car, and red cars attract more speeding tickets than less-colorful vehicles. (Full article: 1146 words)

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